Climate Change - we need to get Real! Solutions for a Broken Planet

Dr. Cara Augustenborg is an environmental scientist and communication expert specializing in climate change impacts and solutions. She lectures in ‘Climate Change and the Environment’ at University College Dublin and is launching a course this March in Trinity’s Business School on ‘Business and the Natural Environment’. She will talk about what the Irish Government needs to do to live up to its promises on Climate Change and the role played by sustainable transport, including cycling, in this.

Public Lecture. All Welcome.

College Green - Traffic Management - Public Consultation

Dublin Cycling Campaign applauds Dublin City Council for its vision to dramatically enhance the public realm of College Green by creating a world-class pedestrian plaza and cycle route (as per http://www.dublincity.ie/college-green). Reducing motor traffic in this area presents the opportunity to create dedicated space for cycling in a design that minimises conflict for all modes, including the already large volumes of walking and cycling.

Smart Dublin SBIR - Cycling Challenges and Opportunities

As part of the Smart Dublin initiative, the 4 Dublin local authorities and Enterprise Ireland recently launched the €100k Small Business Innovation Research Challenge (SBIR) . In line with a push towards a healthier, more liveable city, Dublin is seeking smart, innovative and low cost solutions to increase the number of people cycling in Dublin. See details and how to apply from Smart Dublin

Cyclist.ie Council Meeting

Dublin Cycling Campaign is one of many cycle advocacy groups making up the Irish Cycling Advocacy Network, Cyclist.ie. This Saturday 12th March these groups are coming together for the first all island meeting of 2016. There will be representatives from all 4 corners of our island. For cycling advocates there are many interesting topics on the table, including:

RESPECT Initiative is endorsed by major players

Dublin Cycling Campaign have been working assiduously over the past year and more to agree a major RESPECT campaign for all road users with Dublin City Council. This initiative aims to improve road users behaviour to each other, to be more respectful, and to recognise the ‘duty of care’ that we all have to each other. It focusses on the behaviour of pedestrians, cyclists and vehicle drivers emphasising the interdependency between us all.

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